Susan Sontag, photographed in 1971 Photo: Roger-Viollet / Rex Features
Photographs may be more memorable than moving images because they are a neat slice of time, not a flow. Each still photograph is a privileged moment turned into a slim object that one can keep and look at again.
Susan Sontag , On Photography by Susan Sontag , ISBN: 0385267061
Man Ray, photographed at the Théâtre de la Gaîté-Montparnasse exhibition in Paris by Carl Van Vechten on June 16, 1934
Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask “how,” while others of a more curious nature will ask “why.” Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.
What a weekend!
Lady Bay Arts Trail is a local festival which marks the beginning of the art festival season for me. I have exhibited here last year and also in 2016, 2015 and 2014.
John Blakemore talk, Nottingham, iPhone 6plus
Technique and vision are inseparably linked.
Any decision which one makes at any point in the process can significantly alter its expressive qualities, its meaning.
Portrait of Ansel Adams by J. Malcolm Greany. Image via Wikimedia Commons.
The negative is the equivalent of the composer’s score, and the print the performance.
Medium format: Picture of the week
Higger Tor morning, looking towards Carl Wark, Peak District 2018 UK
Hasselblad 503CW f16 1/8s +0.6ND 50 mm Kodak Ektar100
Older summer morning shot from
Higger Tor in Peak District.
I have been quite lucky with the light.
The golden light lit up the rock and mist gave the picture multidimensional feel… I’m quite pleased with this one.
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